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Launceston War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6368 / 50°38'12"N

Longitude: -4.3607 / 4°21'38"W

OS Eastings: 233161

OS Northings: 84561

OS Grid: SX331845

Mapcode National: GBR NL.97Q3

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.8YP

Entry Name: Launceston War Memorial

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Last Amended: 7 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370129

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


660-1/4/176 Launceston War Memorial
(Formerly Listed as:
Launceston War Memorial to 1st World


1st World War memorial. 1921. Granite ashlar in the style of a
market cross or lantern. Octagonal plan. Gothic style. 6 steps
to base, plain ashlar plinth with weathered copings;
buttressed stage above with inset inscribed panels, then an
open stage with traceried lights, a moulded cornice, buttress
finials and radiating ribs up to central cross.

Listing NGR: SX3316084560

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 13 December 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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